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Re: Reviewing http://wiki.debian.org/ArchitectureSpecificsMemo

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 08:12:58AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:

I'm wondering whether the ArchitectureSpecificsMemo[1] wiki page is
(well-)known, and whether its content got reviewed, esp. by porters of
each architecture, who could fix obvious errors or typos, or eventually
add special-cases, exceptions, and the like.

1. http://wiki.debian.org/ArchitectureSpecificsMemo

One other thing that might be useful is alignment for each of 1, 2, 4,
and 8 byte quantities, and the signal used for unaligned accesses.  This
would be useful because it would allow developers to immediately
determine (e.g) what a SIGBUS on sparc means.  Obviously, if a machine
doesn't prohibit unaligned accesses (like the i386) then that field
would be left blank.

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